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Grape, Somerset

Vitis sp. ‘Somerset’

Priced by size:

Spacing: 6-10’

Growth Habit: Climbing Vine

Planting Location: Sheltered/Cozy

Zone 3b-4a

 

 

  • Pinkish-red coloured, 1cm seedless grape
  • Very sweet and extremely delicious; good table grape
  • Great for fresh eating & juice
  • Fruit ripens in mid September; lasts for 2 weeks in refrigerator
  • Lay branches down for winter for needed snow insulation
  • Panicles of tiny white flowers bloom in mid June
  • Large, three-lobed, serrated foliage turns yellow in fall
  • Requires 8+ hours of sun for fruiting & foliage health
  • Growth Rate: 2-5’/year
  • Growth dimensions: max 20’; grapes will grow to cover climbing surface provided
  • Produces fruit 2-3 years after planting
  • Self-fertile; can produce a better production with a pollinator
  • Plant pollinators within 200’ for best results
  • Winter cold is a concern; laying down vines & covering offers best protection. Has strong regrowth from any winter dieback & will still fruit
  • Susceptible to powdery mildew if planted in shady spots or during high humidity

  • Butterfly

    Attracts Pollinators

  • Birds

    Attracts Birds

  • Fall

    Fall Color

  • Full Sun

    Tolerates Full Sun

  • soil

    Soil Tolerant

  • drought

    Drought Tolerant

Plant Care:

- When young: lay down & cover with leaves for winter - Does best on the south side of building or solid fences - Prune in spring to encourage fresh growth & fruit - Regular watering can increase fruit size - Drought tolerant once established - Tolerates clay & sandy soils

Description

Spacing: 6-10’

Growth Habit: Climbing Vine

Planting Location: Sheltered/Cozy

Zone 3b-4a

 

 

  • Pinkish-red coloured, 1cm seedless grape
  • Very sweet and extremely delicious; good table grape
  • Great for fresh eating & juice
  • Fruit ripens in mid September; lasts for 2 weeks in refrigerator
  • Lay branches down for winter for needed snow insulation
  • Panicles of tiny white flowers bloom in mid June
  • Large, three-lobed, serrated foliage turns yellow in fall
  • Requires 8+ hours of sun for fruiting & foliage health
  • Growth Rate: 2-5’/year
  • Growth dimensions: max 20’; grapes will grow to cover climbing surface provided
  • Produces fruit 2-3 years after planting
  • Self-fertile; can produce a better production with a pollinator
  • Plant pollinators within 200’ for best results
  • Winter cold is a concern; laying down vines & covering offers best protection. Has strong regrowth from any winter dieback & will still fruit
  • Susceptible to powdery mildew if planted in shady spots or during high humidity

Additional information

Dimensions 6183533 × 6182633 cm